Acute Effects of Muscular Counterpulsation Therapy on Cardiac Output and Safety in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure
Artificial Organs, 06/08/2012
Ostojic D et al. – Muscular counterpulsation acutely improves cardiac output in patients with stable chronic heart failure. No adverse influence on myocardial integrity was observed nor were any inappropriate sensing or pacing artifacts detected in patients with implanted rhythm devices.